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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

August 2, 2014


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Santa Fe woman wins ‘Dream Vacation Giveaway’

Someone in Galveston County is $3,000 richer, thanks to The Daily News. 

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Friday 08/01/2014
Coastal barriers focus of meeting
Posted: August 01, 2014

GALVESTON — A joint legislative committee will meet Monday in Galveston to discuss the feasibility of building a coastal barrier system to protect Galveston, Bolivar and the greater Galveston Bay area from hurricane storm surge.

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Thursday 07/31/2014
Isle police to host academy graduation
Posted: July 31, 2014

GALVESTON — The police department will today host a graduation ceremony for five cadets who completed Galveston’s 71st Police Academy.

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Cruz’s father to keynote pachyderm event
Posted: July 31, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — On Saturday, The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club is having a fundraiser to celebrate the commencement of a new Pachyderm chapter in Senate District 11: The Bay Area Pachyderm Club.

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Wednesday 07/30/2014
Isle drug bust nets 14 arrests
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Authorities on Tuesday arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after a long investigation into what police said is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in Galveston.

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Abbott makes campaign pitch to Galveston voters
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — Dozens of people braved the blistering July heat to listen to Attorney General Greg Abbott talk about his plans for Texas.

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Mistrial in dead dog case
Posted: July 30, 2014

GALVESTON — A jury deliberating whether a man was responsible for the death of a pit bull tethered on the lawn of a Galveston home could not reach a unanimous verdict Wednesday, resulting in a mistrial. 

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Police release name of man found dead near railroad tracks
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 12:17 pm

GALVESTON — Police on Wednesday released the name of a man whose decomposed body was found near railroad tracks on the island this month.

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A chance to ask about the island’s port and its debt
Posted: July 30, 2014

Why is the Port of Galveston proposing to borrow up to $13 million from banks for a cruise-ship terminal expansion? Would it be possible to get the money at a lower interest rate through the bond market?

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